Bombardier Re-Vamps CSeries Production Schedule | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne 10.01.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 10.01.14 **
** Airborne 09.29.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.29.14 **
** Airborne 09.26.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.26.14 **

Wed, Mar 27, 2013

Bombardier Re-Vamps CSeries Production Schedule

Condensed Plans For The Second, Larger Version Of The Airplane

Bombardier will build only one production CS100 jet before starting on the flight-test models of the CS300, sources inside the company say. The move is designed to stay on track with a tight production schedule for the smaller airliner.

Bombardier hopes that the 135-seat CS300 will be a competitor for the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 lines by the end of next year. The Wall Street Journal reports that an official company spokesman would not confirm or deny the accelerated production schedule for the CS300, but spokesman Marc Duchense said because the two airplanes will share 95 percent of their systems, delivering the first of the larger airplanes by the end of 2014 is "feasible." He said that the first delivery of a CS100 would be pushed back by about six months to mid-2014, but that the CS300 production plan would not be significantly altered.

Bombardier is building five test aircraft for the smaller CS100 aircraft, which will seat 110 passengers.

The company has 180 firm orders for the CS100, which is expected to first fly in June of this year. There are 114 orders on the books for the CS300.

(Image from file)

FMI: www.bombardier.com

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 10.01.14: Sierra Nevada v NASA, A-29 Goes To Work, Be-200 Rebirth?

Also: PPC Bird's Eye View, Spitfires Return?, Cessna Sued Over 1981 Accident, Santa Monica Sues Pilot's Estate, Phase 1 Flight Testing Update Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has fi>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.02.14)

This site is intended to be a meeting place for those who rescue, shelter or foster animals, and volunteer pilots and plane owners willing to assist with the transportation of anim>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.02.14): Forward Flank Downdraft

The main region of downdraft in the forward, or leading, part of a supercell, where most of the heavy precipitation is located.>[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (10.02.14)

“I have something to tell you. But from now on you have to be really nice to me.” Source: Marsha Fulton of Covington, IN.>[...]

ANN FAQ: You Can Sponsor ANN And/Or Aero-TV!

Help ANN Grow So That We Can Be Of Greater Service To You! For the better part of a dozen years, ANN has set the pace for the growing and evolving aero-info revolution. No other ne>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC